Tigers Live at the End of the World
On 21st December 2012, the date of the
Apocalypse as predicted on by the Mayan Calendar (and also on the
Mystery Rabbits album CD sleeve- did you never notice that? Have
another look) Sack Trick played the last gig in the World in Roskilde,
To highlight the dangers of Worldwide
Tiger attacks we dressed as the dangerous beasts themselves. By
doing so we also highlighted the Tiger as an endangered species. But
then again, as the World was about to end we were all quite
Some Tigers, like Chris Dale put all
their fingers in the wrong place when they play bass.
Some Tigers (Hull Tigers) like to show
the audience how they play keyboards. This one is called Dave
This Tiger has a Flying V. He is called
Here's a Tiger called Simon Hutchby on
lead vocals. He's probably the sexiest tiger I've ever seen. I don't
usually like tigers sexually, by the way.
Notice the Dave Cheeseman Tiger has been
promoted from keyboards to guitar and that the previously unnoticed
Roly Bailey Tiger has been demoted from percussion to bass. He took
These Tigers (L-R Cheeseman, Jef,
Hutchby, Dale, with Roly behind) are drinking a toast to the end of
the World (but hoping that endangered Tigers somehow survive). The
Ben Calvert tiger had gone to the bar for a break at this point in
While most of Sack Trick were focussed
on the plight of tigers, Cheeseman was missing our other guitarist,
Roo so much that he wrote his name on his shirt.
Lots of beautiful Danes
A Singing Tiger. He's called Chris Dale.
Here's Cheeseman again showing the
audience how to play keyboards.
Notice the sexy Hutchby Tiger is playing
drums in this photo. He did that a lot. The rest of us are having
Cheeseman is trying to decide which keys
to play. It's a tricky choice as all the different keys make
different notes come out so he has to be really sure he's hitting
the right ones.
More Tigers making noises
Tigers sometimes smile when they
actually very angry.
Hull Tiger Cheeseman sings us a lovely
The Jef and Chris Tigers Rocking
More Tigers. From Left to Right, Dave
Cheeseman. Ben Calvert and Roly Bailey
Tiger Cheeseman starts going a bit
The Cheeseman tiger has really lost his
mind here. That's not how to play keys, is it?
Tiger Cheeseman then takes it directly
to the kids.
The Tiger we call Jef does a bit more
Tiger Dale with horns.
Tigers rock like the World might end any
The Tigers share the last drinks in the
Sack Trick bid Denmark Goodbye
Sack Trick all bid each other goodbye
with one last toast at the end of the world. That's the Ben Calvert
Calvert Tiger on the right, he spent a lot of the gig playing drums.
Here's a view of Ben Calvert's Tiger
Then the world didn't end. So we played